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Duck leads ducklings on annual waddle through school's halls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:20pm

A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings — with the help of students and staff — to safely get to a nearby pond.

Have You Seen This? ‘Dancing Queen’ for Swedish King

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:47pm

Try not to be jealous of this ABBA-based birthday treat given to the king of Sweden.

University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:50pm

The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake.

NJ Weedman: Officials 'exaggerated big-time' in pot charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:50am

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities "exaggerated big-time" in charging him with distributing pot from his restaurant and cannabis church.

Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:11pm

A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac in downtown Boston are stopping people in their tracks and sparking conversations.

Rollercoaster scare: Father captures moment son's seat belt comes undone

Tiffany AP, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:44pm

What was meant to be a fun day of riding roller coasters at the amusement park turned into a very scary ordeal for one family.

Lehi family celebrates 3 generations born on the same day

Robynn Garfield, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:24pm

A Utah family recently celebrated their daughter's birthday, which she shares with her dad and paternal grandfather.

Georgia couple sues Snapchat over car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:39am

A Georgia couple is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app's "speed filter" tempted a woman to drive too fast and to cause a crash that injured the husband.

Give peace a chance? Say it, don't spray it, tagger told

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:41pm

Pittsburgh police are fine with giving peace a chance, as long as you say it and don't spray it.

Man charged after cop helps find his marijuana lost in yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 8:10am

An Ohio man who got a police officer's help to find a bit of marijuana lost in his yard has been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse.

No-selfie zone: Not OK in voting booth, West Virginia says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:10am

If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you'll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant says it's forbidden.

Great Escape: 19 lab monkeys escape, all recaptured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:10am

Nineteen monkeys made a break from a compound on the South Carolina coast, but freedom was fleeting.

Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:20am

Workers renovating a century-old performance hall discovered human remains under the orchestra pit and now archeologists are planning to analyze the bones.

1 million goldfish dive into Tempe Town Lake near Phoenix

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:30pm

More than 1 million goldfish now have a giant fishbowl to call home in a Phoenix suburb.

Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:10am

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's.

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:40am

Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster.

Officials: New Jersey man skipped $12,000 in EZ Pass tolls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:50pm

Authorities say a New Jersey man who owes $12,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls has had his black Mercedes Benz impounded and is facing charges.

Surgeon makes tourism ad after Rhode Island's Iceland flop

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:30pm

An oral surgeon made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid for it to air on television following the botched rollout of the state's own tourism campaign that featured an image of Iceland.

School project's graffiti sparks fears Zodiac Killer is back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:21am

A Florida State University class project about drug cartels and serial killers took a turn when students scrawled a message on a sidewalk associated with the infamous Zodiac Killer.

Winner of rubber duck race can dine anywhere in the world

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:11am

A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race in which the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world.